Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine which spotlights highly anticipated upcoming releases.
Series: Untitled #1
Author: Stephanie Garber
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy
Publisher: Flatiron Books
Publication Date: January 31, 2017
“A spellbinding tale of sisterhood, love, and betrayal.”
—Sabaa Tahir, New York Times bestselling author of An Ember in the Ashes
How far would you go to save your sister?
Welcome, welcome to Caraval —Stephanie Garber’s sweeping tale of two sisters who escape their ruthless father when they enter the dangerous intrigue of a legendary game.
Scarlett has never left the tiny island where she and her beloved sister, Tella, live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarlett’s father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing Caraval, the far-away, once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show, are over.
But this year, Scarlett’s long-dreamt of invitation finally arrives. With the help of a mysterious sailor, Tella whisks Scarlett away to the show. Only, as soon as they arrive, Tella is kidnapped by Caraval’s mastermind organizer. It turns out that this season’s Caraval revolves around Tella, and whoever finds her first is the winner.
Scarlett has been told that everything that happens during Caraval is only an elaborate performance. But she nevertheless becomes enmeshed in a game of love, heartbreak, and magic with the other players in the game. And whether Caraval is real or not, she must find Tella before the five nights of the game are over, a dangerous domino effect of consequences is set off, and her sister disappears forever.
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Why I'm waiting on Caraval this Wednesday: Okay, to be honest, I don't know a whole lot about this book besides the fact that I love the cover and I'm a sucker for sister stories! I'm really looking forward to learning more about it and getting my hands on it.
What are you waiting for this Wednesday? Have you heard about Caraval? What do you think of it? ALSO, have you seen that cover?! I love it so much! Join in on the discussion below.